Tried KDE 4.1.2

Billie Erin Walsh bilwalsh at swbell.net
Wed Oct 8 20:54:18 BST 2008


Brendan wrote:
>
> On Wednesday 08 October 2008, Richard S. Crawford wrote:
>
> > Is it okay to just not like it? It's smooth enough and fast enough and
>
> It takes some getting used to, default config is weird, finding 
> settings is awkward, and it's slow. Also, a bunch of bugs...
>
> That said, it's very conducive to working well and slickly once 
> configured correctly. Also, the bug fixes to lots of old bugs is nice. 
> And....I don't know. It's purdy.
>
> > * I miss the Quicklaunch tool, and haven't been able to find a widget
>
> > like it for KDE 4. I know that I can drag program icons from the K
>
> > menu to the panel, but I have twelve programs listed in my Quicklaunch
>
> > tool, and twelve full-size icons on my KDE 4 panel just isn't going to
>
> > work.
>
> Dragging icons to the toolbar has been hit or miss for me. Cannot get 
> firefox onto the bar, but I can get Kate on there. Still haven't 
> figured that one out.
>
> > * I also miss the "Network Folders" icon and the "System Places" icon
>
> Agreed. Lameness took those away.
>
> remote:/
>
> in any konq or dolphin bar will help...
>
> > on the panel. I haven't figured out how to replicate these functions
>
> > in KDE 4. And I really dislike the "folder view" widget. I prefer
>
> > having as clean a desktop as possible, and the "folder view" widget
>
> > just clutters it up.
>
> That's the default, but you can make it go away or stretch it full 
> screen, so it's just like a desktop. Useful, but again, not easy to 
> get used to.
>
> > If anyone can tell me how to replicate these two functions in KDE 4,
>
> > I'd love it. But until I can get these things working, they're pretty
>
> > much a deal breaker for me and KDE 4.
>
http://kde-look.org/content/show.php/QuickLauncher+Applet?content=78061


Won't install on an x86-64 system




More information about the kubuntu-users mailing list